[ blak-bur-nee-uhn ]
/ blækˈbɜr ni ən /
a black-and-white North American wood warbler, Dendroica fusca, having an orange throat and an orange and black head.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of Blackburnian warbler
1775–85, Americanism; named after Mrs. Hugh Blackburn, 18th-century Englishwoman; see -ian
Words nearby Blackburnian warbler
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020